Elective cervical ripening in women beyond the 290th day of pregnancy: a randomized trial comparing 2 dinoprostone preparations.

@article{Facchinetti2007ElectiveCR,
  title={Elective cervical ripening in women beyond the 290th day of pregnancy: a randomized trial comparing 2 dinoprostone preparations.},
  author={Fabio Facchinetti and Paolo Venturini and Marta Fazzio and Annibale Volpe},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={52 10},
  pages={945-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the better performer among cervical ripening agents for the elective induction of labor. STUDY DESIGN An open-label, randomized study was done in consecutive patients undergoing elective induction of labor at the 41st week and beyond. Inclusion criteria were: singleton pregnancy, gestational age ascertained through first-trimester ultrasound, Bishop score <4 and nulliparity. Exclusion criteria were: oligohydramnios, maternal/fetal disorder or pregnancy complication… CONTINUE READING